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{{AnimePokémonInfobox|
|nickname=Snor |
|jnickname=ゴン |
|tmnickname=Gon |
|image=[[File:Snor.png|220px]] |
|caption=SnorRed's |Snorlax
|location={{rt|12|Kanto}} |
|gender=Male |
|ability={{a|Immunity}} |
|nature=Impish |
|type1=Normal |
|media=special |
|noevo=incap |
|prevonum=143 |
|pokemonname=Snorlax |
|epnum=PS012 |
|epname=Wake Up--You’reUp—You're Snorlax! |
|current=[[Party|With Red]] |
|va=no |
}}
 
'''Snor''' (Japanese: '''ゴン''' ''Gon''), known as '''Lax''' in [[Chuang Yi]]'s translations, wasis the fiftha {{OBPp|Pokémon|speciesSnorlax}} shown to be obtained bythat {{adv|Red}} owns in the [[Pokémon Adventures]] {{pkmnand his fourth overall. As of ''[[PS272|manga}}Old Ultima Puts Them to the Test]]'', he is level 89 and his [[Characteristic]] is "sturdy body."
 
==History==
==={{chap|Red, Green & Blue}}===
[[File:Red first metand Snor in ''[[PS012.png|Wake Up—You’re Snorlax!]]'', where he was blocking the {{rtthumb|12250px|Kanto}}Snor which was being used for a [[Bicycle|bike]] race.and Red managed to wake Snorlax up with some {{p|Beedrill}} honey that had dripped onto [[Saur]]. After this Snorlax followed Red all the way to the goal of the race, where he was then caught by him.
Red first met Snor in ''[[PS012|Wake Up—You're Snorlax!]]'', where he was blocking the {{rt|12|Kanto}}, which was being used for a [[Bicycle|bike]] race. Red managed to wake Snorlax up with some {{p|Beedrill}} honey that had dripped onto [[Saur]]. After this, Snorlax chased Red all the way to the goal of the race, where he was then caught by him.
 
In ''[[PS037|Golly, Golem!]]'', Snor isbattled {{adv|Giovanni}} used as Red's first Pokémon againstat {{adv|Giovanni}}the [[Viridian Gym]]. Snor makesmade the first attack, but Giovanni usesused his speed against him by having {{p|Nidoqueen}} {{m|Counter}} Snor's attack, before flinging the heavy Pokémon through the wall and out of the Gym. As Giovanni switchesswitched to {{p|Golem}}, Red decidesdecided to have the ricocheting Pokémon bounce itshis way out of the Gym so Snor cancould attack, but Giovanni makesmade use of Snor's {{m|Headbutt}} shattering Golem toby pummelpummeling Snor with {{m|Rock Throw}}, and faintthen itfainting him with {{m|Explosion}}, revealing that he had planned this from the moment Red sent Snor out.
 
In ''[[PS040|A Charizard...and a Champion]]'', Red uses Snor againstbattled [[Blue's Charizard]] in the [[Indigo Plateau]] [[Pokémon League]] finals, though {{adv|Blue}} immediately switchesswitched inout and sends outfor {{TP|Blue|Machamp}}. Through itshis four arms, heMachamp blockseasily blocked all of Snor's limbs and preventsprevented him from attacking. MachampThe Superpower Pokémon then easilyeffortlessly liftslifted Snorthe Sleeping Pokémon with his four arms, before spinning him about towith render{{m|Submission}} Snorbefore dizzy and slamming{{m|slam}}ming him onto the floor, which cracked under Snor's weight. After Snor hitshit the ground, Red quietlysecretly tellshad Snor tohim use {{m|Harden}} in anticipation of Machamp's next{{m|Karate attackChop}}. However, MachampBlue insteadsaw attacksthrough Red's trick, and had his Machamp attack the ground instead, using thea piece of shattered debris as a lever to catapult Snor into the air and out of the battlefield. Just as Snor iswas about to be disqualified for going out of bounds, he plummetsplummeted down from mid-air and crushescrushed Machamp with a combination of {{m|Double-Edge}} and {{m|Toxic combo}}. Realizing Snor hashad taken heavy damage, heRed recalls[[recall]]ed him.
 
==={{chap|Yellow}}===
In ''[[PS068|Jigglypuff Jive]]'', Snor, alongside [[Saur]] and [[Gyara]], were called out to battle [[Lorelei]], [[Bruno]], and [[Agatha]]. With the power of the Badge Energy Amplifier, the [[Elite Four]]'s Pokémon do a combination attack of {{t|Ice}}, {{t|Fighting}}, and {{t|Ghost}} powers, knocking the three out.
 
==={{chap|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}===
In ''[[PS115|Forretress of Solitude]]'', Snor is usedparticipated in Red's [[Pokémon Association]] test tofor becomethe new [[Viridian City]]'s [[Gym Leader]]. Red startsstarted off having Snor use {{m|Belly Drum}}, which causescaused the Pokémon Association's {{p|Forretress}}'s {{m|Spikes}} to rebound and hit Forretress. Snor followsfollowed up with a {{m|Mega Punch}}, knocking itthe Bagworm Pokémon out. The next opponent iswas an {{p|Azumarill}}, who promptly usesused {{m|Whirlpool}}, surroundingto Red andtrap Snor. SnorThe usesSleeping RestPokémon whileused {{m|Rest}} inside itthe vortex, and quickly attacksattacked with {{m|Mega Kick}} whenas Whirlpoolsoon subsidesas the whirlpool dissipated, knocking Azumarill out. He was the switched out for [[Vee]].
[[File:Snor and Emerald Snorlax.png|thumb|250px|left|Snor with Emerald's Snorlax]]
In ''[[PS175|The Last Battle IX]]'', Snor helped to stop the [[Magnet Train]] that had broken out of control while the Gym Leaders of [[Kanto]] and [[Johto]] were fighting members of Neo [[Team Rocket]] inside of it. With Snor's incredible strength, the train was brought to a halt just before it hit a dead end.
 
==={{chap|Ruby & Sapphire}}===
Snor appeared in a fantasy in ''[[PS259|Rayquaza Redemption II]]'', when {{adv|Sapphire}} explained to {{adv|Ruby}} that the accomplishments of Red and his team inspired her to train to battle.
 
==={{chap|FireRed & LeafGreen}}===
In ''[[PS273|Red and Blue Make Purple Opponents]]'', Snor is usedbattled alongside [[Gyara]] in a double[[Double battleBattle]] against Blue and his {{TP|Blue|Golduck}} and {{TP|Blue|Porygon2}}. Gyara starts the battle off with hisat [[AbilityUltima]]'s {{a|Intimidate}},"Path andof Battle". Blue respondsstarted the battle by having Golduck use {{m|Iron Tail}} and Porygon2 use {{m|Tri Attack}} on Red's Pokémon. Red then hascounterattacked with Gyara counter attack with's {{m|Body Slam}} on Porygon2, whileand Snor's attacks{{m|Strength}} on Golduck. withAs Strength.Blue was getting further ahead, Red had Gyara nextattack usesGolduck with {{m|Hyper Beam}} on Golduck, and Golduckthe Duck Pokémon escaped underground by usesusing {{m|Dig}} to hide and avoid further damage. Red counterscountered by having Snor use {{m|Earthquake}}, dealingwhich damagedealt to Porygon2, twice thedouble damage toon Golduck due to him being underground, which causesfainting him. toThe attack also faintdamaged Porygon2, andbut Gyara beingavoided unaffectedany damage due to him being part Flying-{{type|Flying}}. SnorBlue then goesswitched upto against{{TP|Blue|Scizor}} and Machamp, whowith proceedsScizor todropping Machamp grabat Snor's, bodyallowing andhim useto perform a {{m|Seismic Toss}}. Machampon followsthe upSleeping byPokémon. rushingBefore inSnor frontcould ofreact, SnorMachamp andattacked andhim performingwith {{m|Low Kick}}, trippingwhich Snordealt andmassive sendingdamage himon crashingthe intoheavy thePokémon ground,and knockingtook him out of the fight.
 
In ''[[PS279|Don't Doubt Deoxys]]'', Snor battled {{adv|Deoxys|Organism No. 2}} on [[Five Island]]. Snor tried to strike the DNA Pokémon with a powerful punch, but Organism No. 2 changed into its {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Deoxys|Defense Forme}}, not budging an inch from Snor's attack. Seeing his opponent's incredible defensive capabilities, Red had Snor draw back. Snor was later nearly killed along with Red's other Pokémon while defending his {{pkmn|Trainer}} from Organism No. 2's {{m|Psycho Boost}}.
 
In ''[[PS299|Distant Relation Deoxys]]'' and ''[[PS301|Storming the Forretress]]'', Snor was seen joining Red's other Pokémon, Blue's Charizard, and [[Chuchu]] to take down the ten {{p|Forretress}} that [[Carr]] had placed inside the Team Rocket airship.
 
==={{chap|Emerald}}===
In ''[[PS337|Epilogue]]'', Snor was seen interacting with {{adv|Emerald}}'s Snorlax in the {{Gdis|Battle Frontier|III}} following [[Guile Hideout]]'s defeat. In the {{chap|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}, it was revealed that the two Snorlax had produced an {{pkmn|Egg}}, which {{adv|Gold}} had agreed to hatch.
 
==Personality={{chap|HeartGold and& CharacteristicsSoulSilver}}===
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==Personality and characteristics==
Typical of his {{OBP|Pokémon|species|species}}, Snor is very lazy, only responding to food when asleep. Despite its lazy nature, Snor is also a very powerful battler, being used in many of {{adv|Red}}'s important battles. He also possesses a great deal of physical strength, being able to even stop the runaway [[Magnet Train]] by himself.
 
==Moves used==
{{anmov/h|normal||Snor {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Mega Punch|1=Strength|2=Headbutt|3=Mega Kick|4=Harden|5=Toxic}}.png|Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Mega Punch|1=Strength<br/>outside of battle|2=Headbutt|3=Mega Kick|4=Harden|5=Toxic}}|image2={{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Snor Double-Edge|1=Snor Belly Drum|2=Snor Rest|3=Gyara Body Slam|4=Snor Earthquake|5=Snor}}.png|caption2=Using {{#switch: {{#expr: {{#time: U}} mod 56}}|0=Double-Edge|1=Belly Drum|2=Rest|3=Strength in battle|4=Earthquake|Tackle}}}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega Punch|PS015|Wartortle Wars}}
{{anmov|Normal|Strength|PS024|What a Dragonite|rec=yes}}
{{anmov|Normal|Headbutt|PS037|Golly, Golem!}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega KickHarden|PS040|A Charizard... and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Normal|HardenDouble-Edge|PS040|A Charizard... and a Champion}}
{{anmov|NormalPoison|Double-EdgeToxic|PS040|A Charizard... and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Poison|Toxic|PS040|A Charizard... and a Champion}}
{{anmov|Normal|Belly Drum|PS115|Forretress of Solitude}}
{{anmov|Psychic|Rest|PS115|Forretress of Solitude}}
{{anmov|Normal|Mega Kick|PS115|Forretress of Solitude{{tt|*|First mentioned in PS040}}}}
{{anmov|Normal|Tackle|PS175|The Last Battle IX}}
{{anmov|Ground|Earthquake|PS273|Red and Blue Make Purple Opponents|rec=yes}}
 
==Trivia==
* {{ga|Red}} from the {{pkmn|games}} also uses a Snorlax in [[Pokémon Gold and Silver Versions|Gold, Silver]], [[Pokémon OriginsCrystal Version|Crystal]], also[[Pokémon usesHeartGold aand {{pSoulSilver Versions|Snorlax}}HeartGold, SoulSilver]], [[Pokémon Black and White Versions 2|Black 2, White 2]], [[Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon]], [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon]], [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!]] and [[Pokémon Stadium 2|Stadium 2]].
** {{OBP|Red|Origins}} also has a Snorlax in [[Pokémon Origins]].
* At level 89, Snor is tied with [[Blue's Charizard]] for being the highest leveled Pokémon belonging to a [[Pokédex holder]].
 
==Names==
{| class="roundy" style="float:left; background: #{{normal color light}}; border: 3px solid #{{normal color}}"
|-
! Language
! Name
! Origin
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Japanese
|ゴン ''Gon''
|From カビゴン ''Kabigon'' ({{p|Snorlax}})
|- style="background:#FFF"
|rowspan=2 | English
|Snor{{tt|*|VIZ Media}}
|rowspan=2 | From ''Snorlax''
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Lax{{tt|*|Chuang Yi}}
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Italian
|Snor
|Same as English
|- style="background:#FFF"
|French
|Flex
|From ''Ronflex'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|German
|Laxo{{tt|*|Panini Comics}}
|From ''Relaxo'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Korean
|만보 ''Manbo''
|From 잠만보 ''Jammanbo'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|rowspan="2" |Chinese ({{tt|Mandarin|Taiwan and Mainland China}})
|卡比 ''Kǎbǐ''{{tt|*|Ching Win, Jilin Publishing (Red, Green & Blue Chapter First Edition and Reprint)}}
|From 卡比獸 / 卡比兽 ''Kǎbǐshòu'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|阿贡 ''Ā Gòng''{{tt|*|Jilin Publishing (FireRed & LeafGreen Chapter First Edition and Reprint)}}
|Transliteration of Japanese name
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Chinese ({{tt|Cantonese|Hong Kong}})
|卡比 ''Kábeih''
|From 卡比獸 ''Kábeihsau'' (Snorlax)
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Brazilian Portuguese
|Lax
|From ''Snorlax''
|- style="background:#FFF"
|Vietnamese
|Gon
|Transliteration of his Japanese name
|}{{-}}
 
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